Bahuda Yatra: Lord Jagannath And His Siblings Return From Aunt's Place

Bahuda Yatra 2020: Lord Jagannath’s Rath Yatra culminates in the present day

Puri, Odisha:

Lord Jagannath and his siblings, Goddess Shubhadra and Lord Balabhadra, returned from their aunt’s place at Gundicha Temple to Jagannath Temple in the present day. This journey is named Bahuda Yatra. 9 days after the Rath Yatra, the Bahuda Yatra or the return journey takes place. 

The Jagannath Rath Yatra that began on June 23, culminated in the present day on Devshayani Ekadashi, a holy day within the month of Ashadha within the HIndu calendar.

Based on the authorities, 500 individuals who examined unfavorable for COVID-19 pulled the chariot in the present day. Preparations had begun from early morning and the yatra began after midday. As ordered by the Supreme Court earlier, in view of the pandemic, the festivities have been largely scaled down. No devotees have been allowed in the present day to drag the rath. 

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik greeted individuals on the event of Bahuda Yatra. He tweeted stunning images of the chariots of Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Shubhadra.

Senior BJP chief Baijayant Panda additionally wished individuals in the present day. “Greetings to all on the auspicious event of Bahuda Jatra, the return journey of Mahaprabhu Jagannath and his sibling deities from the Gundicha Temple…Kudos to devotees for exercising restraint and sustaining such exemplary, historic self-discipline,” the BJP chief wrote on Twitter.

Lord Balabhadra’s rath or chariot was the primary to set off, adopted by sister Shubhadra. Lord Jagannath’s chariot, the Nandighosha, adopted final.

The titular King of Puri, Maharaj Gajapati Dibyasingha Deb carried out the ‘sweeping’ ritual identical to it has all the time been accomplished traditionally.   

Throughout the journey again to Jagannath Temple, the three chariots stopped for some time on the Mausima Temple also referred to as Ardhasani Temple. ‘Poda Pitha‘, a particular candy fabricated from coconut, rice and jaggery was supplied to the holy Trinity at Mausima Temple.